Hawaii volcano producing toxic lava haze plume called 'laze'

A massive plume of ash rising from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano prompted a warning yesterday to pilots planning to fly over the area. The eruption isn’t just dangerous to people on the ground anymore — it could also bring down planes. Kilauea has been spurting lava, molten rock, and poisonous gases from multiple massive fissures on the island of Hawaii since May 3rd. On Tuesday morning, the Halema’uma’u crater on Kilauea’s summit also began continuously gushing ash — creating a plume that rose up to 10,000 feet in the air. Rocks falling into the vent may be responsible for more intense ash spurts. But that’s not even the worst of it, the US Geological Survey warned: “At any time, activity may become more explosive, increasing the intensity... Continue reading…

Hawaii volcano producing toxic lava haze plume called 'laze'

The eruption of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii sparked new safety warnings about toxic gas on the Big Island's southern coastline after lava began flowing into the ocean and setting off a chemical ...

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Hawaii volcano generates toxic gas plume called laze, Tue 22 May 18 from Phys.org

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Toxic cloud caused by Hawaii volcano lava emerges over ocean

White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass billowed into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano poured into the ocean, creating yet another hazard from an eruption ...

Mon 21 May 18 from Phys.org

Lava from Kilauea volcano enters ocean, creates toxic cloud, Mon 21 May 18 from Phys.org

Quakes damage roads as ash spews from Hawaii volcano

Earthquakes were damaging roads and buildings on Hawaii's Big Island on Wednesday as ash emissions streamed from Kilauea volcano.

Thu 17 May 18 from Phys.org

Scientists study lava for clues to how volcano will behave

Whether spewing from the ground in red plumes or crawling in a fiery blob across neighborhoods, lava from the Kilauea volcano has produced the most arresting images of the recent eruption. But ...

Wed 16 May 18 from Phys.org

Amount of ash in plume above Hawaii volcano decreases

Warnings to pilots remained in effect Wednesday after more unrest at Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island.

Wed 16 May 18 from Phys.org

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